Gretchen Trusty-McBride is a mother, a healthcare professional, and has a passion for inspiring people to be the best they can be. Her love for God and her strong faith has empowered her to overcome some of life’s most challenging adversities, giving her the ability to share her story in hopes of helping others. Her genuine love for people has allowed her to accept people where they are in life, without judging.
In 2010, Gretchen embarked on a path to complete her undergraduate degree in healthcare. A recent honors graduate from the University of Baltimore; she has been given the opportunity to advance her career within the University of Maryland Medical System. Every day she sees people who are in need and many without hope. This is what keeps her grounded and thankful.
Gretchen enjoys traveling, meeting new people, and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite quote is “Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.” She attempts to live by these words daily.